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Picture of healthcare assistant Rachel Trott, who has died after testing positive for COVID-19

HCA with three young children dies from COVID-19

Rachel Trott had started her first NHS job only three months earlier at a hospital in Kent

COVID-19 cardiac complications: counting the long-term cost

The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty

Effects of COVID-19 on BAME healthcare staff: researchers call for more study volunteers

UK-REACH project is exploring physical and mental health impact

Staff bullying: nurse calls for national body to stamp it out ‘once and for all’

Whistle-blower tells MPs of her experiences of bullying in the NHS

Long-COVID: what it means and how to manage the longer-term effects

Advice from NICE on how to care for patients with ongoing symptoms of the virus

Picture shows a medic in personal protective equipment looking distressed

Shocking effects of COVID-19 stress on ICU nurses revealed

Critical care nurse leader says some are struggling with PTSD and mental health issues

Evidence and Practice

Managing behaviour that challenges in people with dementia in the emergency department

Managing behaviour that challenges in people with dementia in the emergency department

Why you should read this article: • To recognise the potential causes of behaviour that...

Effectiveness of the sepsis six bundle in the management of acute adult sepsis in the UK

Effectiveness of the sepsis six bundle in the management of acute adult sepsis in the UK

Why you should read this article: • To understand the role of the sepsis six care bundle in...

Assessment and management of metastatic bone cancer in emergency departments

Assessment and management of metastatic bone cancer in emergency departments

The knowledge and skills required to care for patients with cancer

Improving the treatment of patients with dual diagnosis in emergency departments

Improving the treatment of patients with dual diagnosis in emergency departments

Care of patients who present with symptoms arising from a combination of severe mental...

Emotional labour

Insights into nurses’ precarious emotional labour in the emergency department

Service demands such as four-hour wait targets add a further layer of complexity and pressure

Expanding the emergency nurse role to meet demand: nurse and physician perspectives

Attitudes towards an expanded role for registered nurses in the emergency department

Features

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

Domestic abuse: how to spot the signs and support colleagues who may be affected

Nurses in all sectors will have contact with victims, but can also be at risk themselves

Best apps for nurses: the help that’s just a click away

The smartphone apps that support your practice and can make your home life easier too

Submitting a written statement: what you need to know

The RCN’s quick reference guide will help you to avoid the common pitfalls

How to manage bronchiolitis during the COVID-19 pandemic: preparing for a winter surge

Guidance is available to help deal with the annual rise in infant bronchiolitis

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CPR at 38,000ft: the nursing student who took control of an in-flight emergency

Isobel Corrie named RCNi Nurse Awards Patient’s Choice winner after saving passenger’s life

Opinion

critical care staff in ICU at Royal Papworth Hospital working in PPE

NHS services are running on sheer goodwill and teamwork

COVID-19 has laid bare the depth of the nurse workforce crisis, with staff at tipping point

Emergency care: COVID's second wave, winter pressures and outdated targets

Emergency departments are facing their greatest challenges of the pandemic

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Students

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Illustration showing a nurse standing in front open an open door with the sign 'In', choosing to opt in to a clinical placement

COVID-19: why I’m glad I faced my fears and opted for extended clinical placement anyway

I have learned so much about being a nurse by working in a great ED team during the pandemic

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Nathan Harrison

COVID-19: how working at the Nightingale has changed my student experience

Two students describe their first weeks in the workplace, and what has helped them cope

 Nursing is fast-paced in the emergency department

Mental health and adult nursing, plus the pace of emergency care – this role has it all

A dual-registration newly qualified nurse reflects on what she has learned in her first year

Careers

When stress gets too much: how to take control of what threatens to overwhelm you

Find out where your tipping point is and learn to step away, even if only in your head

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team of nurses sitting talking, showing importance of debriefing

Fear and anxiety can infect teams, but you can harness this crisis to come out stronger

COVID-19 is putting nurses under extreme pressure, so here’s how to help colleagues cope

Andy Thurgood arriving at a road traffic accident

I make clinical decisions at emergency incidents – and as a nurse I bring so much more

Pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood on his challenging role

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